I know what book I'll be reading next year.
Sunday, January 14, 2007
Pope Benedict XVI writing book entitled, "Jesus of Nazareth"
NewsMax.com states that: " Pope Benedict XVI has finished the first part of what he plans as a two-volume work on “the mystery of Jesus Christ,” and it will be published in the spring. In a preface to the book — to be titled “Jesus of Nazareth” — the Pope explains that it represents his own “personal research,” and should not be regarded as authoritative church teaching. Pope Benedict began writing the book before his April 2005 election and has continued working on it since then, according to the Catholic World Report. The Pope’s publisher Rizzoli says the book combines rigorous scholarship with “great passion.” '